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  • PTP Patients

    PTP Patients

    The Prone Transpsoas approach is a minimally invasive spinal procedure where the spine is accessed through a small incision in the side of the body while the patient is in the prone position. The approach allows for the correction of the natural curvatures of the spine to improve overall spinal alignment. This muscle- and bone-sparing procedure leads to less time under anesthesia, less blood loss, shorter hospital stays, and quicker time to walking compared to traditional approaches.

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  • Back pain: When is surgery necessary?

    Back pain: When is surgery necessary?

    Back problems are the nation’s No. 1 cause of missed work. But just because a patient has pain or spine problems, it doesn’t mean surgery is the answer.

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  • Why don’t people believe I have chronic pain?

    Why don’t people believe I have chronic pain?

    If you live with chronic pain, you may feel like you’re constantly being judged. You look fit, so friends and family can’t understand why you’re sleeping so much or missing work.

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  • Jon Wilhite, survivor in crash that killed Nick Adenhart, is back with Angels

    Jon Wilhite, survivor in crash that killed Nick Adenhart, is back with Angels

    Jon Wilhite, seen throwing out the first pitch before an Angels game in 2009 less than five months after surviving an auto accident that killed Angels rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others, has been invited to be the Angels’ “guest instructor” this week at spring training in Arizona.

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  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Scolliosis Research Society
  • The International Society For the Study Of the Lumbar Spine
  • North American Spine Society
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
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